People are fascinated by the origins of things they love, which explains the popularity of distillery tours or visits to the factory where little sisters are made. See where it all began with this Groupon.
$12 for a Distillery-Tour Package for One ($25 Value)
- Distillery tour (a $10 value)
- T-shirt (a $15 value)
Greg Lehman found inspiration to start a distillery in an unlikely place—a volleyball court in Switzerland. While playing there professionally, Greg was struck by the commonness of locally distilled spirits. It resonated with his upbringing in Ohio, where distilleries once thrived before Prohibition made malt liquor America's classiest drink. Upon returning home, Greg and business partner Dave Rigo founded Watershed Distillery, joining the state's heritage of microdistilleries.
Today, the pair mans a 660-gallon custom-made copper still to craft the signature Four Peel Gin, infused with eight botanicals, as well as a vodka that's quadruple-distilled from Midwest-grown corn and a bourbon aged in American oak barrels. Greg and Dave also open their distillery for tours, taking guests through the facility and letting them watch everything from mashing to barreling, depending on the stage of the current batch. A tasting room enables patrons to sample spirits.
What some people are buzzing about:
“great tour, fun, great info and yummy tasting”
“Excellent tour- pretty informative but far from boring! Watershed is a new and rapidly growing brand- we were so pleased to see the behind-the-scenes of this locally...”
“Excellent tour- pretty informative but far from boring! Watershed is a new and rapidly growing brand- we were so pleased to see the behind-the-scenes of this locally supportive and locally proud business! Keep up the good work, guys! ”
“My wife and I had a great time, very thorough and fun experience. Kudos to a growing small business and brand.”
1145 Chesapeake Ave., Suite D
Columbus, OH 43212